THE MODERN FACE OF MONEY LAUNDERING

This 1-hour BBC World Service radio documentary says that, once upon a time, money laundering meant setting up pizzerias as fronts and building blocks of flats to rent, but things have become more sophisticated.  Today’s perpetrators are smurfing – investing small amounts in many small businesses, moving dirty money around with crypto currencies and setting up companies within companies within companies.  Ruth Alexander and a panel of expert guests discuss how money laundering is done and the ways the authorities can take control of the problem.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cswkf3

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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